Be a winner at 2012 Mercury Awards – nominate now!

NOMINATIONS for the 7th annual Logistics & Materials Handling Mercury Awards will close on 9 July 2012; if you haven't got your nomination in, now is the time to get a move on. Don't miss out on the chance to be recognised for your contribution to Australia's logistics and materials handling industries.

Last year, Logistics & Materials Handling launched – for the first time – two dedicated materials handling categories: Materials Handling Solution, and Warehousing and/or Storage Solution to the awards program, bringing the total number of categories to 9. 

2011 winners were:

  • DHL Supply Chain for Logistics Leader and Top Third Party Logistics Provider (3PL);
  • Daniel Castle from BlueScope Steel for Young Professional of the Year;
  • Schenker Australia (DB Schenker) for Best Green Initiative;
  • Woolworths for Warehousing and/or Storage Solution;
  • Bestrane for Supply Chain Innovation;
  • Robotic Automation & Amcor Cartons for Technology Application and Materials Handling Solution
  • Robotic Automation & Amcor Cartons for Best of the Best of 2011 for its Robotic End-of-Line Solution.

With the same 9 categories running again this year, the Mercury Awards program is now rewarding more thought-leaders than ever.

Logistics & Materials Handling would like to thank 2012 award sponsors CASI, SSI Schaefer, Centuray Yuasa, Schaefer Store and SmartTrans; and judges, Kim Winter, Global CEO, Logistics Executive; Phil Lumsden, NSW General Manager, DHL Global Forwarding; and Rob O'Byrne, Group Managing Director, Logistics Bureau. 

The team wishes all entrants best of luck ahead of the official finalists list being announced on our website later this month. 

All finalists join a prestigious group of leading professionals working to win in an ever-competitive global market. Finalists will also receive two free tickets to attend the gala dinner ceremony in September, and will also have a summary their entry published in the official Finalists Issue in September 2012.

Winners will be announced at the official dinner ceremony on Thursday 6 September at Doltone House, Darling Island Wharf, Sydney.

To enter, visit the Mercury Awards website at and download an entry form, or email

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